The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 3, 1962 · Page 16
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 16

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 3, 1962
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8-A!genn (to.) Upper 5& Molnii fuittlay, April 3, "Send Sandbags", Mayor Of Marshalltown Asks "Send Sandbags" telephoned the mayor of Mnrshalltown, Monday, to Mayor C. C. Shierk of Algona, and as a result the approximately 5,100 sandbags collected at the Algona Ctty Hall were on their way to Marshalltown, Monday evening. Marshalltown's mayor is Bill Crosby, who happens to be Mrs. Dick Norton's wife's, sister's husband, If you've followed us this far. Mayor Shierk, on receipt of the Marshalltown request, contacted the state Civil Defense headquarters in DCS Molncs, who contacted the 'National Guard state headquarters who issued orders to the Marshalltown guard unit to furnish the available men and trucks to come to Algona and get the sandbags. A Marshalltown truck hauled the sandbags away Monday afternoon, March 26. Areas of Marshalltown were flooding, Monday morning, and a stretch of U.S. highway 14, north of Marshalltown, was cut off by flood waters, with the high crest still to come. Home Economist Begins 6-Month Sweden Visit Algona may find a sister cit in Sweden through the efforts Avis Lettow, 24, County Extensio home economist here for the pas two years. Miss Lettow is a member of th first International Farm Yout Exchange, sponsored by the 4-J clubs of America and she wil spend six months in Europe a: an ambassador of good-will. In her unofficial "portfolio" wil be^ copies of the Algona Book con tafning a description of the town pictures of interest, facts and figures about the populace and business and cultural centers. Mayor C. C. Shierk has written letters of introduction to the mayor or burgomeister of each of 10 or 12 different towns in Sweden where Avis will spend short terms. It is hoped that this will be the prelude to developing a sister city for Algona. , Avis has been working hard for the past few months learning as much as possible about customs and habits of the people with whom she will be associated. She has done quite a bit of study on foods and table customs. Asked if she could speak.Swe- dish, Miss Lettow said, "Not until I tutored recently with Mrs. Lloyd Robinson here. I thought I could never learn, but I passed my language test with flying colors thiSipast week." Mrs. Robinson, Borghild, is a native of Trondheim, Norway, and speaks several languages. Her father was a language professor at the University of Norway. Miss Lettow resigned her position here .Mar. 2r and left Saturday to go to Alden to spend three weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, W. 0. Lettow, who farm near there. She will fly from Des Moines by jet plane Apr. 12 to attend briefing and educational sessions in Washington, D. C. She leaves Apr. 22 by plane from New York for London and then ferry and train will take her to Sweden where she will be sta tioned until November. A highlight of the trip will be the International Rural Youth Ex change at Bonn, Germany in June which Miss Lettow will attend along with youth from many parts of the world. Then she'll be back in Sweden again. The whole trip, according to Avis, is "the thrill of a life-time." Representative Of Druggists Mutual Killed R6y W. Carey, 69, Sedalia, Md.j representative of the Druggists Mutual Insurance. Co. here, was killed In a car-truck crash Mar. 16 at Fremont, Mo. Mr. Carey had traveled for Druggists Mutual for the past seven years and prior to that was a salesman for a candy company for 39 years. His auto apparently had a flat tire and he was attempting to pull across the highway to a service station when he collided with a semi-truck. He was killed instantly. Mr. Carey had planned to retire later this year, according to company officials. PORTLAND By Mrs. Victor Fitch Margaret Moore, Burt, To Wed Hurt — Clyde Moore announces the engagement and coming marriage of his daughter, Margaret, shown berg, to Duane Gross, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Gross, Burt. ;;•... The young couple, both graduates of Burt high school, have chosen May 18 as the day of their wedding, .which will be held at the Good Hope Lutheran church at Titonka. (UDM Engraving) Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Marlow and David of Bancroft, Judy Marow of Algona and Wayne Eckels of Brltt were Sunday dinner guests in the P. W. Marlow home. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jandl had several callers last Sunday. Some of the folks that could not get there the last two Sundays to help them celebrate their golden wedding anniversary, dropped in. They were Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy, Portland; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Arend and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller, both of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Diers and family of Bancroft and Catherine, Tommy and Charles Trunkhill. Mrs. Emil Elmers visited and helped out last weekend in the lorae of her daughter, the Wilfred Schmidts, Woden. The Schmidts iave a new baby, a girl born Mar. 11, named Crystal Kay. Mr', and Mrs. Emil Elmers arrt T. and Mrs. Carl Reynolds of Jurt visited the 0. T. Cherlands of Lone Rock Sunday evening. The Portland Progress Club will not meet in the month of March jecause of the bad roads. The next meeting will be Thursday, Apr. 19 in the home of Mrs. A. Rasmussen, with Mrs. Axel Carlson and Mrs. Howard Sparks assistant hostesses. The program will be in charge of Florence Rey- lolds. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Steven went o East Chain, Minn, last Saturday where they attended the sale of Mrs. Steven's nephew, Duane Pilcher. Sunday dinner guests in the Milton Steven home were Mr. and Mrs. Jay Steven. "When it's all said and done, the only person easy to deceive is yourself". FILING CABINETS. 2, 3, 4 drawer, also combination filing-storage cabinets in variety of sizes. Office Supply Depi., Upper Des Moines Pub. Co.. Algona. A bright future-for young people Having money to spend when you need it is a key to success. Here are a few good rules to help young people save: 1. Keep your eyes on your long range goals; college, a business oi your own, marriage, a home. 2. Make saving a habit. Pay yourself first by putting something aside regularly out of your allowance and earnings/ 3. It does make a difference where you save. Here your money earns excellent returns and is safe .. . insured by a U.S. Government agency. CURRENT EARNINGS ON INSURED SAVINGS - 4% Home Federal Savings & Loan Association ALGONA Organized 1917 IOWA HOME LOANS THAT HELP VOUK COMMUNITY TO GROW AND PROSPER. <M MEMBERS Of THE SAVINGS AND LOAN FOUNDATION. INC., SPONSOR OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT IN SENIOR SCHOLASTIC MAGAZINE APRIL 11, 196Z PROGRESS IS OUR IMPORTANT PRODUCT! See our modern, completely remodeled drapery and curtain section in rear of store! Our new department,is open and doing business. Our samples are ready, displays catch your eye as you walk into the area and we are ready to help you with your,.dcc- orating problems. We think you will be pleasantly sur*. prised to see our comprehensive line of .shutters^ decora-, tive shades, curtains of all kinds, decorative pillows, scat-, ter rugs and fine draperies. We won't go into detalMiere* but come in and see for yourself, how we have foade your decorating easy in one complete department., •' \\ ,•, See the largest stock in northern Iowa We can honestly say that we have one of the largest stocks of drapery samples in Northern Iowa. Beautifully textured solid colored fabrics in all price ranges, fabulous prints of every type and handsome wovens to beautify your home. There are over 3,000 individual drapery samples to choose from in a great variety of fabrics. When you think a bout draperies... v think about the CHRISCHILLES STORE We have always taken pride in our drapery department but have always felt that we have needed a proper setting for it. ' We now have just this and you can relax and let usi show you some of the-finest fabricsin the country, fronusome of the top lines available. Our store has always .been known for its meticulous handling of every job to insure complete customer satisfaction. ,/ Curtains and Draperies Besides having a very complete line of drapery samples, we also carry a beautiful stock of curtains of, every kind. Smart tiers with matching valances, lovely ruffle curtains in a variety of fabrics, and panels that are different than ones usually seen in stores. Walk back into this department and you will definitely have the feeling that ; you can find what you want here. Bedspreads and Matching Fabrics The matching bedspread and drapery idea is getting bigger every year and we can show you spreads that retail from $17.98 to $39,98 with matching fabrics from only $1.98 to $2.50 a yard. This theme creates a very decorative bedroom and here again we can show you as great a selection of numbers as any store in this part of the state. Besides our quilted styles with the matching fabrics, we carry basic numbers in Bates, Cabin Craft and Morgan Jones in numbers starting at $9.98 for the bedspreads.

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